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Definition of the noun acrylonitrile

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noun - plural: acrylonitriles

  1. a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene

Alternative definition of the noun acrylonitrile

noun

  1. [organic compound] A toxic colourless liquid organic compound, CH2=CH.CN, synthesized from propylene and ammonia; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins and synthetic rubber.

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Google previewMechanistic Toxicology (2007)

The Molecular Basis of How Chemicals Disrupt Biological Targets, Second Edition by Urs A. Boelsterli

Acrylonitrile is a vinyl monomer that is widely used in the manufacture of acrylic fibers, plastics, and acrylamide. Acrylonitrile is a protein-reactive chemical that does not need to be metabolically activated, as it is an 0.3-unsaturated nitrile that ...

Google previewChemical Process Technology and Simulation (2013)

by SRIKUMAR KOYIKKAL

Acrylonitrile is an important monomer for the manufacture of synthetic fibres and plastics. It is a pungent smelling liquid and has the chemical formula CH2 : CH—C E N, consisting of a vinyl group and a nitrile group.

Google previewOxford Handbook of Occupational Health (2013)

by Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick, Steven Sadhra

Key health effects • Acrylonitrile is a suspected carcinogen, based on animal studies • Dermatitis may result from prolonged or repeated skin contact • Central nervous system effects (headache, nausea, fatigue) • Diarrhoea and jaundice ...

Google previewPetrochemicals in Nontechnical Language (2010)

by Donald L. Burdick, William L. Leffler

Acrylonitrile is a colorless, flammable liquid with a boiling point of 171oF. It is traded commercially as technical grade (99%) and is bulk shipped in lined tank cars or trucks with the hazardous material markings. The linings are necessary due to ...

Google previewTorts (2008)

by Steven Emanuel, Lazar Emanuel

Acrylonitrile is a hazardous and flammable substance. While the car is in P's railroad yard, it leaks. Authorities require P to decontaminate the soil at a cost of nearly $1 million. P sues D, arguing that even if D exercised reasonable care in ...

Google previewChemistry and Chemical Reactivity (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

Acrylonitrile: Acrylonitrile is a chemical compound with the formula C3H3N. This.

Google previewMilady Standard Cosmetology 2012 (2016)

Arts, Visual arts by CTI Reviews

Acrylonitrile: Acrylonitrile is a chemical compound with the formula C3H3N. This colorless liquid often appears yellow due to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Acrylonitrile is absorbed by way of inhalation, ingestion,andpercutaneously. Rats treated with [ 14 C]acrylonitrile via oral or intravenous route producedradioactivity in theblood, liver, kidneys, lungs,adrenal cortex, andstomach mucosa.

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Acrylonitrile tion and skin absorption. Medical grade polymers should be free of unreacted acrylonitrile, since it is a known carcinogen. Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Rubbers (NBR) An important family of co- polymers, ranging from about 18 to 50 % ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

Acrylonitrile is colorless, extremely volatile, and flammable and does not occur naturally. In addition to its use in the manufacture of acrylic fibers, plastics, resins, and synthetic rubbers, acrylonitrile is also used to produce other chemicals, such ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Civil Engineering (2005)

by M.L.Sharman

acrylonitrile a monomer that is most useful in copolymers. Several of its copoly- mers with styrene are tougher than polystyrene. It is also used as a synthetic fibre and as a chemical intermediate. Also known as propenenitrile and vinyl cyanide.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorist, Natural, and Man-Made Disasters (2006)

by Michael I. Greenberg

Acrylonitrile Worker exposure to acrylonitrile in the polymer industry has been related to symptoms including headache, chest discomfort, irritation of the mucous membranes, and a ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1Y4L1O1N1I1T1R1I1L1E1

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